A new dawn

It was August 2010, I had completed my engineering and got placed in a reputed MNC during on campus interview. The placement happened way back in march. But I dint get a call up when to join the office premises. As it was holidays sort of days, me and my family went to Goa for a family picnic. When we got down at airport and took out our baggage, I got a phone call from a land line number from Mumbai. The conversation went like this.

Caller: Hello ! Am i speaking to MR. Daniel Mangalraj?

Me: Yes. This is Daniel. Who is this?

Caller: Hi Daniel. This is Swarna calling from Patni Computers, Mumbai.

Me: yes ! tell me

Caller: As you are aware you got placed in our company during the campus visit. I would like to inform you that your training would start from September second week here in Mumbai. I have mailed you with all the details. Reply back with your confirmation.

Me: MUMBAI ? Patni is also in chennai right? Can you please let me join in Chennai as I have never stepped out of my hometown alone.

Caller: Daniel, we cant provide such options for each individual. It would be against our policy. Let me know your confirmation by end of the week either by call or email.

Me: OK thanks.

Then I shared the news with my parents who were by my side in airport. They were shocked. As I have never been out of my home town before all alone, they said, no need to go, You can try some other job here itself. All during the tour I was thinking about that only. I don’t want to let go of the opportunity. I thought that would be a new adventure in my life and wanted to take the risk. Also the company is one of the top MNC in India. So I dint want to let go of this. I took the decision of joining in Mumbai and going there alone. for the next whole week, I convinced my parents to accept it.

I dropped an email to HR about my joining, even before my parents said YES. I was confident that I will get an approval from them. They were stubborn for a while. But eventually came to agreement, as I was adamant because its my life.

September came very fast and it was time to bid goodbye. Even though it was a short span of three months. It was very challenging and new for me. I had to adjust myself to the new food, language and make all new friends.  It seemed tough at first but it all came easy. I had the time of my life during the training period, made so many good friends and carried lot of awesome memories back home.  Time went by and my job has taken me to many new places and given me new adventures. Without this first one and the bold step, I wouldn’t have gotten the confidence and these adventures in my life so far.

So #StartANewLife and new beginning with new dawn !!

For more information check out Housing.com

Other Posts You May Like

Car Buying Advice for Pre owned Cars in Delhi

We all realize that the Pre-owned car business is a major one in India at this moment. There are heaps of advancements that have added to this bloom lately. Individuals are relentlessly discovering used cars an incredible and potent solution for their necessities. A considerable measure of it needs to do with the present monetary situation. […]

Interstellar Review – A Journey to the Unknown

Here I am  penning down my views on Interstellar, the most awaited Film of the year. NOLAN the name which became a household name after the Dark Knight Trilogy & who took us to Dream in Epic Proportions in his movie Inception comes up with this grandiose space saga which deals with Love, sacrifice, survival of human […]

Ouija – Movie Review

Ouija is a horror film released few months ago in Hollywood. It doesn’t star big names of Hollywood but has a decent cast with small screen fame. It is a typical Hollywood horror movie which follows the conventional plot with flashbacks and cliché scares for the audience. The movie is about two friends,  one of […]

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *